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It All Started at The Drake Hotel

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

A special guest of the hotel, Elizabeth is a cancer survivor who first discovered a lump in her breast while staying with us. She wrote a powerful, blog series for the University Health Network and on The Mental Breast chronicling her cancer experience. We invited Elizabeth for another sleepover and were absolutely thrilled to welcome her back and stay with us again when she was cancer-free, to celebrate her current state of remission, and share her story, this time on OUR blog!

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Staff Spotlight: Dani Kreeft

Posted by Drake, 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Meet Dani Kreeft. Or maybe you already have? As part of a serving staff at our Queen West location, you may have witnessed first-hand her bright personality and great service. Let us help you put a name to a face, the way Dani does with her incredibly beautiful and thoughtful line of art prints, greeting + post cards that also do double duty giving back to educational international non-profit, These Numbers Have Faces.
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Staff Spotlight: Adrienne Turner

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 1 week ago

Staff Spotlight: Adrienne Turner

An amazing member of our Graphic Design team; Adrienne Turner’s unusual hobby had to be shared. She took vintage and homemade (two Drake loves) to a completely new level.

Photos by Adrienne Turner
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Drake Underground Presents: Michael Snow

Posted by Drake, 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Join us as we host Michael Snow, a pioneer of conceptual and multimedia art. Snow's free performance, screening and talk will held in the Underground on January 21st, in association with Villa Toronto.

Michael snow
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Staff Spotlight: Wanda Carroll

Posted by Drake, 6 months ago

Staff Spotlight: Wanda Carroll

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5 Questions: Daniel Reardon's photography

Posted by Drake, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Daniel Reardon turns the less glamourous bits of Toronto into edgy but elegant snapshots.

Daniel Reardon
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